Runners MUST park at Folks Middle School located at 9855 Swayback Ranch Road approximately 1 mile from the natural area entrance (map). Buses will shuttle runners to and from Government Canyon from 6:15am – 11:30am. You will be dropped off at the picnic pavilion near the Visitor’s Center where timing chips and race day packet pickup/registration is located. ONLY registered runners are able to ride the buses.
Family and friends may park at the Canyon, but must pay the $6 entry fee. Parking is very limited at the natural area and we apologize for any inconvenience. Please arrive at least one hour prior to the start to get your chip and to the start line on time. (Those with a valid TPWD State Park Pass may park at the Canyon).
Friends of Government Canyon A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of Government Canyon State Natural Area located near San Antonio, TX.